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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

The so-called corrective statements on their websites, as well as the websites of their cigarette brands, will address five topics: smoking's health effects, the addictiveness of smoking and nicotine, the lack of any benefits from cigarettes labeled "low
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 11:48
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris says heat-not-burn device can reduce health risks

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said Monday that switching to its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, reduces health risks compared with continued smoking, citing its six-month clinical study amid controversy over harmful substances from the smoke-free product. Accordi
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:11
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[Europe] How is #OLAF fighting illicit cigarette market?

An important part of the research and investigation conducted by OLAF has been devoted to the illegal activities of tobacco smuggling in Montenegro, which already has huge problems of illegal trade of tobacco in its Free Trade Zone located in the port of
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:08
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At Retrial, Florida Tobacco Plaintiff Wins $500,000 Punitive Damage Award

The widow of a smoker who was awarded $4 million in compensatory damages in November 2014 won an additional $500,000 on June 15 following a new trial on her entitlement to seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Debra Perrotto, as persona
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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Lung volumes identify an at-risk group in persons with prolonged secondhand tobacco smoke exposure but without [FREE FULL TEXT]

The forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and their ratio (FEV1/FVC) commonly define airflow obstruction... In those at risk for obstruction due to SHS exposure but with preserved spirometry, higher RV/TLC identifies a su
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 00:24
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[Japan] Hearing loss in kids tied to smoking: study

Researchers at Kyoto University have discovered a new risk of tobacco smoke exposure which is affecting young children: hearing loss. Their new study published this month in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined the hearing of childr
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:05
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

Starting Monday, tobacco companies are supposed to have statements on their websites that warn American consumers about the health risks and addictiveness of their products. The statements were ordered May 1 as part of a 2006 federal court decision that
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 00:04
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[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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[Australia] How satirists with spray cans defeated Big Tobacco

It’s a truth rarely acknowledged that Australia’s world-leading tobacco controls were inspired as much by satire and spray cans as any political vision. The Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (BUGA-UP) erupted on the scene in S
Medical Republic (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 15:17
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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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